Mission Statement

The Communication, Technology, and Organizing (CTO) Division of the Academy of Management (AOM) promotes an interdisciplinary approach to further the understanding of behavioral, social, and economic phenomena at the intersection of communication, technology, and organizing.

It constitutes a vibrant, inclusive, and intellectually stimulating community, open to scholars from a wide range of disciplines, theoretical frameworks, and research methods, who are conducting cutting-edge research based on rigorous and creative scholarship.

Major topics of interest include:
Organizational communication, information systems, distributed work, information and communication technologies, knowledge and innovation processes, organizational design and strategy, and IT impacts and outcomes.

Examples of submissions featured in past programs include work related to:
The changing nature of work, digital transformation, social networks, virtual teams, digital platforms, management of information systems, online communities, user-generated content and social media, big data, processes of digitalization, knowledge work, organizational innovation, organizational change, globalization, new organizational forms, IT diffusion and infrastructure, sharing economy, the quantified self among others.

The CTO Division is open to multiple methods and theories.

CTO: Come for the research, stay for the network!

(Update process: 2018-2020)